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UN Photo/Mark Garten | UN Secretary-General António Guterres (left) attends a wreath laying on the occasion of the International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 2022. UNMISS/Lieutenant Phuc Nguyen Tien | Vietnamese peacekeepers serving with the UN mission in South Sudan plant a sapling as part of a project with local youth. Gender advocate honoured  Major …

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UN Photo/Eskinder | Debebe UN Secretary General António Guterres (left) addresses the media alongside President Volodymyr Zelenskyy of Ukraine. UN Photo/Eskinder | Debebe UN Secretary-General António Guterres visits Irpin, Ukraine. UN Photo/Eskinder Debebe | UN Secretary General António Guterres addresses the media in Kyiv, Ukraine.

© UNICEF/Mark Naftalin Young girls chat while sitting under a mosquito net in Bienythiang, South Sudan.

© UNICEF/Evegeniy Maloletka Damage caused after shelling in Mariupol, in southeastern Ukraine. © UNICEF/Giovanni Diffidenti A mother and child leave Lviv’s main train station in Ukraine. © UNFPA Moldova/Adriana Bîzgu A heavily pregnant Ukranian woman who left Odessa with her mother and young son receives a dignity kit at a placement centre in Moldova’s capital …

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© UNICEF/Anton Skyba for The Globe and Mail A man photographs an apartment building that was heavily damaged during escalating conflict, in Kyiv, Ukraine. UN Photo/Loey Felipe The UN Security Council meets on the situation in Ukraine, 27 February 2022. © UNICEF/Tom Remp Families arrive in Berdyszcze, Poland, after crossing the border from Ukraine, fleeing …

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UN Photo/Manuel Elías | UN General Assembly votes to suspend the rights of the membership of the Russian Federation in the Human Rights Council during an Emergency Special Session on Ukraine. UN Photo/Manuel Elías | Sergiy Kyslytsya, Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations, presents the draft resolution during the 10th plenary meeting of …

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1.     Electric vehicles are on the rise 2.     The cost is going down for low-emission technologies 3.     Mitigation Laws are expanding 4.     It’s still possible to change industrial emissions 5.     Cities present a big opportunity for climate action 6.     Economic measures are being deployed 7.     People care, and they’re engaged 8.     CO2 removal is now …

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© UNICEF/Tanya Bindra A young boy studies at home in Dori, Burkina Faso.

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